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HCANH Seeks Nominations for Home Care LNA of the Year Award

LNAs are often at the front line of the health care experience.  The LNA of the Year Award offers us all an opportunity to recognize and reward those individuals who have committed themselves to a career as a Licensed Nursing Assistant, offer excellence in patient care, are suburb at communicating with patients, families and staff, […]

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Skin & Wound Management Course & Exam to be Offered in Concord

June 5-9, 2017 9:00 am to 4:30 NHTI in Concord, NH This spring the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) will be offering its national certification program and exam in Concord, NH.  Thanks to a partnership with WCEI, members of the Home Care Association of New Hampshire can participate at a discounted rate. This nationally recognized […]

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Person Centered Care- Concept Worth Revisiting

Patient or Person-centered care  is one of those concepts everyone supports– but how those concepts are implemented across the spectrum of care and among agencies, will differ.  Roy Gerstenberger, Executive Director of Community Bridges has researched a one page profile for home care staff.  Developing the tool as a team can begin the discussion of […]

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Excellence in Nursing Award Seeks NH Nominations

The Foundation for Healthy Communities is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Clint Jones NH Nursing Award!  This award recognizes a registered nurse, new to the profession of nursing, who exemplifies the practice of high quality nursing care and demonstrates an exceptional commitment to the nursing profession. Selection criteria include […]

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MedLearn Matters Special Edition Advises on Hospice-related Services

Change Request 8923 – corrects the current notation (remittance advice remark code N211) indicating that when the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) determines that a hospice is not eligible for an exception to the Notice of Election timely filing requirement, the decision is not appealable. In fact, the decision IS appealable and CR8923 corrects the error.  […]

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Health Alert: Enterovirus Affects Children in Multiple States

The CDC has issued a Heath Alert Advisory regarding Enterovirus D68 following several cluster outbreaks of severe respiratory illness.  Although there has not been a confirmed cases in New Hampshire yet, there have been more than 100 cases of Enterovirus D68 confirmed in 12 states.  The CDC believes the real number of severe respiratory illnesses […]

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So You Want to Open a Home Care Agency in New Hampshire?

Despite what many online “resources” may tell you, opening and maintaining a home care agency isn’t easy.  But what our members will tell you is, it is rewarding.  Following are some helpful links that you may need as you begin the process. These are just suggestions.  Always consult your business development lawyer to be sure […]

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